Ghana police rescue 10 trafficked Nigerians, arrest six traffickers
The Baatsona Police in Ghana has rescued 10 Nigerians from their traffickers.
Ghanaian news outlet JoyNews, said the police received an SOS call Tuesday on Tuesday, July 6,
The report indicated that the police followed up on the information to the scene and discovered that one Amas Ekhosuehi aged 24, a Nigerian, and his five accomplices also Nigerians had lured ten young men into Ghana from Nigeria to engage them in cyber fraud activities.
The young men who looked pale and malnourished had several marks of assault on their back.
The victims claimed they were lured in batches to Ghana to seek greener pastures. However, they were camped in a house and prevented from going out but physically abused each time they requested food or failed to swindle unsuspecting victims to send money.
The five other suspects gave their names as Apostle Sunday aged 27 from Akwarbom State, Monday Echeh aged 25 from Edo State, Aboki O.C aged 21 from Edo State, Patrick Odez aged 26 from Cross River State and Henry Ochuko aged 26 from Edo states,
Their victims are; between the ages of 21 and 24 and said they were from Edo State, Imo State, Ansarawa State, Andrew Musah aged 24 from Ansarawa State, and Amaborgwo Josiah aged 24 from Ansarawa State.
The suspects are currently in custody being processed for court.
The police also retrieved 14 laptops from the house, and the Ghana Immigration Service and the Human Trafficking Unit have been involved to assist with investigations.